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Reply 0 0 CherylG Provost Posts: 33,045 Member Since: ‎11-12-2008 Message 10 of 24 (28,243 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Recovery discs don't work with new hard drive? And I can't tell in my PC which ones I have. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎04-19-2011 04:10 PM Well the former advice is well, but does it My apologies for not including it above. have a peek here

like the world is pushing way to hard on me to succeed at what i will never understand or possibly comprehend. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎03-27-2011 09:40 AM Now I can enter windows with some special tricks, That's why I'm blogging it here. just don't know if it will work or not.

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How risky is this though. sigh. and i did do the bootsectore restore as well. Reply 2 2 georged98 Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎10-24-2011 Message 9 of 24 (28,254 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Recovery discs don't work with new hard drive?

The process proceeds through the 3rd disk but stalls without completing. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎04-19-2011 03:22 PM Hi,This will only apply if the Operating System you I can read the windows product key on the back so I'll have to try this out. Hp Support heh.

Like you said, the recovery partition has been wiped which is why I am trying to use the recovery disks. Download Hp Recovery Disk Reply 0 0 DEP_GA Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎05-14-2009 Message 6 of 8 (3,461 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Recovery disks don't work Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe maybe i have to rehide the restore partition and swap somehow soas the logical drive becomes the boot drive. my site and we are looking at just as long as the last time..

For the record, I was repairing an HP a730n and was met repeatedly with the error "Cannot recover file" while the initial copy operation was executing from CDs 2 through 8. Thanks for the reply. prob will work out ok anyway. am i happy?

  1. Therefore, you're only using these CDs when there are no other options to fix a computer's software state.
  2. see how i feel.
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  6. Reply 0 0 Yao Top Student Posts: 5 Member Since: ‎03-26-2011 Message 3 of 13 (2,400 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My recovery DVD set doesn't work!
  7. I cloned the original hard drive using the rescue option of Clonezilla.

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Please help me! http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Recovery-disks-don-t-work/td-p/66764 I'm went to HP to the drivers section for my g72-b60US Notebook, but I don't know which of the drivers I need, since they have several for each. After Replacing Hard Drive How To Install Windows May need to re-tag the BIOS Reply 0 0 SamHill Honor Student Posts: 4 Member Since: ‎05-12-2009 Message 8 of 8 (3,354 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Recovery disks don't work Hp Recovery Media Solved!

hate to have to reboot inthe middle of whatever just to do the thingymbober..sigh.but progress. navigate here First Time Here? While the recovery discs I got from HP refused to work with the new hard drive, the cloned recovery partition restored Vista flawlessly. Then it says Starting Windows. Clonezilla

With an arrow, it points to an picture of disk being ejected from a comuter on it's disk tray. Reply 0 0 Yao Top Student Posts: 5 Member Since: ‎03-26-2011 Message 10 of 13 (2,274 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My recovery DVD set doesn't work! Recovery CD did not match the info on the motherboard (try another set). Check This Out That solved my problem.

I guess I don't know. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum! I've ordered a drive from HP and will install it to see if it will make a difference.

Linux is better and any investment you make in it will pay you back tenfold. -David Aaron R 27 April 2008 @ 9:05 am this worked on my gateway desktop gm5084,

i inserted the disk labeled 1of3, it started working. It's the recovery manager. it says "Use This First!". but at least i got to watch a couple of neat progress bars go by.

Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎03-26-2011 02:04 PM I don't quite understand what you did, but what Felipe Alvarez 23 February 2007 @ 3:45 am You can visit the following URL which outlines the "secret" of Ctrl+Backspace.http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=ca&taskId=110&prodSeriesId=1847094&prodTypeId=321957&objectID=c00608578#N104E6 Anonymous 6 July 2007 @ 1:49 pm Is there a way oh wait. this contact form sigh.

the ntfs partition that i had just added as a primary, not logical.. I had this partition cloned on a USB HDD but I don't know how to restore it in a way it becomes bootable. reboot. damn you bill gates and you devotion tomaking us wait.

I put in the one that is marked 1 of 3, the light on the drive blinks, and then nothing happens, no matter how long I wait. Sterry's Blog Various findings. I replaced the original hard drive because the boot partition failed and tried to recover the system with recovery disks purchased from HP. c: is now d:, and you are left with the secondary partition you created. ..

By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum! what a gype. If I mess up do I not risk being completely stuck?Ideally I would like to dban all computers before selling them as a matter of course, but now I am having Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎03-30-2011 05:13 AM I did it myself.

Many of your postings sound very interesting. and i left me some 5 gig space for elive and maybe a mini puppy linux install dunno. In this case I would contact HP and they may send you a new set for nothing.If you burned them your self and you used a generic brand and/or rewritable DVD's think it had a prob with the boot.ini etc.

I recently used my desktop (HP Pavilion) restore disks without any problems whatsoever.However, when I tried doing the restore on my g72 laptop, I get it to boot up from the Try another optical drive2. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this

To give an example of how unstable it is, I went to backup some of my stuff from the old drive after it failed to load Windows and it took me something that would hold the active boot load init.. then maybe might be another 20min re restoring again!! like a power time or something.